The challenges for foundations — and the nonprofits they support — will be stark in 2018, given all that has happened in the past year.
Hurricanes and wildfires ravaged dozens of American communities. White supremacists marched boldly in our streets. Deadly mass shootings happened with alarming regularity. Murders of black men and boys by police continued unabated and unpunished. President Trump stoked fires of hatred toward immigrants, Muslims, and people of color. Republicans forced through a tax plan that benefits the ultra-wealthy at the expense of everyone else, that will decimate charitable giving, and that sets the stage for spending cuts that will disproportionately hurt the poor and the vulnerable.
Read the entire article (paywall) in The Chronicle of Philanthropy.